All-candidates meeting for Kitchener City Council, Ward 10. The meeting was recorded at the Queen Street Commons on September 19, 2018. In order of opening statement, the candidates were Sarah Marsh and Peter Meier. The moderator was Beth Weisberg.
00:05:00 - Opening Statements
00:11:10 - Snow removal on sidewalks.
00:14:49 - How often do you agree with Councillor Gazzola? On what?
00:17:51 - How would you champion change in the planning and development process?
00:20:35 - Marsh: You recused yourself on Breithaupt Block 3. How will you not rrecuse yourself for other developments?
00:22:41 - Meier: What are your first Ward 10 priorities?
00:25:12 - Marsh: Comment on making affordable housing available with the stroke of a pen?
00:28:48 - Will you vote with the bloc, or on your morals and values?
00:31:02 - Marsh: Will the notwithstanding clause affect this area?
00:33:02 - Community involvement and achievements in Ward 10 before running for council
00:36:29 - Cambridge funded a study to determine how close to locate a safe consumption site. Will you wait for the study to finish before putting a safe consumption site in Kitchener?
00:41:08 - Corporate naming rights of public spaces.
00:43:59 - Why not let drug users sign Do Not Recuscitate orders so they die when overdosing? Isn't it cruel to keep reviving them?
00:48:10 - Meier: What will you do if elected. Marsh: What have you done?
00:52:12 - How to make transparent and accountable government?
00:57:27 - There shouldn't be safe injection sites. Amsterdam was awful.
01:01:37 - What are you doing to address poverty and homelessness?
01:04:40 - How will you support the arts and arts organizations?
01:09:05 - How will you prevent ION from being the be-all and end-all of public transportation?
01:12:07 - Development: Why won't Shanley St also be a conflict of interest for Marsh?
01:18:29 - Should there be a limit on how many times a councillor can chair a committee?
01:20:51 - What can you do to help those who have been left out politically, socially, and economically?
01:24:42 - There used to be supports for paying mortgages on affordanble housing. How do you deal with the expense now?
01:32:17 - Name two things you have done that you are proud of
01:35:23 - Critique the mayor's leadership in the past four years.
01:38:52 - At what age should someone be eligible for senior discounts?
01:39:57 - There should be senior discounts for bus passes.
01:47:03 - The questioner was turned down by Mobility Plus. Seniors can't get to the free programs available.
01:48:24 - How can you make public transit functional for all low-income people?